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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Crayon, Geoffrey [Washington Irving]
"THE ANGLER" [IN]: 'THE SKETCH BOOK OF GEOFFREY CRAYON'. NUMBER VII. NEW YORK: C.S. VAN WINKLE, 1820
Estimation
2 5003 500
ACCÉDER AU LOT
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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Crayon, Geoffrey [Washington Irving]
"THE ANGLER" [IN]: 'THE SKETCH BOOK OF GEOFFREY CRAYON'. NUMBER VII. NEW YORK: C.S. VAN WINKLE, 1820
Estimation
2 5003 500
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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Crayon, Geoffrey [Washington Irving]
"THE ANGLER" [IN]: 'THE SKETCH BOOK OF GEOFFREY CRAYON'. NUMBER VII. NEW YORK: C.S. VAN WINKLE, 1820
8vo (9 x 5 3/4 in.; 228 x 146mm). 123pp., "The Angler" pp. [29]-48; foxing, some soiling, tear to A2 without loss of text, contemporary manuscript annotations in pencil to endleaves. Original brown wrappers lettered in black; spine perished, soiling, some chips, covers just holding. Brown cloth over board slipcase, spine with gilt-lettered morocco label, folding chemise. 
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Provenance

Sarah S. Lockwood (contemporary inscription in ink to title-page) — Edward Sands Litchfield (bookplate to front pastedown)

Bibliographie

Heckscher 1805; Westwood and Satchell 122; Wetzel 164 

Description

First edition, first issue. The first appearance of "The Angler", the work that helped make Washington Irving an international celebrity.

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